ARTICLES RELATING TO SASOL

SA solar challenge: UJ’s racer unveiled

2014-08-07 09:34

The University of Johannesburg’s Solar Team has unveiled its new solar-powered vehicle, the Ilanga II, ahead of the 2014 Solar Challenge in Pretoria. The solar-powered racer has a top speed of 130km/h!

78 000 jobs a year for Mpuma, says Mabuza

2014-06-27 15:01

Mpumalanga aims to create 78 000 jobs a year and wants to accelerate projects with firms such as Sasol, BHP Billiton, Eskom and SAB, says Premier David Mabuza.

Petroleum unions declare dispute

2014-06-07 09:13

Petroleum sector trade unions have declared a pay dispute with employers, Solidarity says, but there is "no panic stations" yet.

Sasol smacked for excessive pricing

2014-06-05 11:25

The competition authorities has slapped Sasol with a fine of more than R500m for charging domestic customers excessive prices for chemicals between 2004 and 2007.

Sasol Inzalo pays dividend

2014-04-30 17:15

Sasol Inzalo has announced that shareholders would receive a dividend of R2 per share.

Change in Sasol pricing on the cards

2014-03-24 17:06

The expiry of an agreement between SA and Sasol concerning the Mozambican gas pipeline will require Sasol Gas to shift to a non-discriminatory pricing regime.

Sasol keen for SA shale gas action

2014-03-11 05:30

Sasol CEO David Constable says the group is excited about the technologies it can bring to the table once the country's fracking industry gets off the ground.

New Sasol plant creates 1000 jobs

2014-01-15 07:56

Petrochemicals giant Sasol has launched a R1.9bn ethylene purification plant in Sasolburg, which has created 1 000 jobs and will boost SA's plastic sector.

Sasol: Crude oil soon from Mozambique

2013-11-28 21:09

Sasol says Mozambique's first commercial production and sale of crude oil will begin from a small but profitable inland oil field at Inhassoro.

Sasol brings SA cleaner fuel

2013-11-20 18:36

Sasol has launched its turbodieselTM ULS 10ppm, which complies with international standards for sulphur and cetane.

Sasol, GE unveil joint water technology plant

2013-11-06 15:06

Sasol and US firm General Electric have developed a new water technology plant that will clean water and supply biogas as a byproduct for power generation.

Greed hampers easy economic gains for SA

2013-09-15 18:36

Greed, self-interest and lack of political will are costing South Africa easy gains when it comes to boosting the economy and creating jobs, say industry players.

Sasol earnings up 25% on weak rand

2013-09-09 08:43

Petrochemicals company Sasol has reported a 25% increase in full-year earnings, boosted by higher synthetic fuel production and a weaker rand.

Sasol axes dodgy BEE partner – report

2013-08-04 15:00

Petrochemical giant Sasol has reportedly pulled the plug on a shady empowerment deal with union boss Simon Mofokeng and his wife involving contracts worth over R300m.

PetroSA to explore with Sasol

2013-06-10 15:35

PetroSA has signed an agreement with petrochemicals group Sasol to explore for oil and gas in the offshore Orange Basin.

Sasol’s past comes back to haunt

2013-05-26 16:37

The apartheid-era state support for Sasol is emerging as a major theme in the Competition Commission’s case against the petrochemical giant.

Public hearings held on Sasol gas prices

2013-03-20 19:17

The National Energy Regulator of SA has held public hearings on Sasol Gas's pricing and tariff submissions.

Sasol/Merisol merger gets thumbs up

2012-12-19 19:07

A proposed merger between Sasol Holdings USA and Merisol Merichem Company has been approved, says says the Competition Tribunal.

Sasol to spend $21bn on US plant

2012-12-03 20:48

Sasol said it could spend up to $21bn to build a complex in Louisiana to turn natural gas into diesel, other fuels and chemicals.

Sasol inaugurates R1bn LAN plant

2012-10-24 16:35

Sasol Nitro inaugurated its new limestone ammonium nitrate granulation plant in Secunda.

SA shines brighter in solar race

2012-10-02 11:09

South African teams put on a stronger showing in the 2012 SA Solar Challenge than two years earlier - but the top-rated Japanese teams still finished the Sun Kings.

Sasol closer to major Canadian plant

2012-09-14 07:42

Sasol is a step closer to building Canada's first multibillion-dollar plant to convert cheap natural gas to diesel and other fuels.

Sasol jumps on fracking nod

2012-09-07 12:07

Sasol shares rose on news of the cabinet's lifting of a freeze on exploration of shale gas, of which SA is believed to have 485 trillion cubic feet.

 

Zuma: South Africa is open for business

2014-08-04 21:04
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South Africa is a profitable place to invest, including the tourism and energy sectors, President Jacob Zuma has told a US Chamber of Commerce forum.

Italian giant enters SA exploration deal

2014-06-10 11:46

An Italian oil and gas group has agreed to buy an interest in an exploration permit granting rights to explore off South Africa's east coast.

Don't panic over petroleum dispute - union

2014-06-06 20:21

Petroleum sector trade unions have declared a pay dispute with employers, but there is not need for panic yet, says Solidarity.

Sasol a major polluter - report

2014-06-01 10:51

Energy and chemical producing company, Sasol emits far more greenhouse gases than any of the top 100 companies listed on the JSE, according to a report.

Durban: Sasol plans deep sea oil exploration

2014-03-28 09:35

Sasol Petroleum, as part of their continued search for oil and gas will set sail on a seismic survey of the coast off KwaZulu-Natal.

Company pollutes Kruger rivers

2014-03-14 13:28

A river in the Kruger National Park has been polluted after a Bosveld Phosphates's plant spilled contaminated water into various rivers that directly run into the park.

Weak rand boosts Sasol earnings

2014-03-10 10:14

Sasol says its first-half growth in headline earnings was helped by a weaker rand and higher chemical prices.

Sasol appoints new VP: International Operations

2013-12-05 14:08

Sasol has announced the appointment of Stephen Cornell as its new executive vice president: International Operations.

Sasol plans gas pipeline in Mozambique

2013-11-25 08:37

Petrochemicals giant Sasol plans to expand a Mozambique processing facility and gas pipeline, as it taps into a growing destination for hydrocarbon investments in Africa.

Sasol to explore SA coast for oil amid objection

2013-11-14 12:07

Sasol has announced that it will start to explore the East Coast of South Africa for oil and gas for the next three years amid opposition from Dolphin Action and Protection Group.

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Sasol and General Electric have jointly developed new water technology that will clean waste water, while also providing biogas as a by-product for power generation.

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Sasol executive resigns to join Nampak

2013-10-14 15:18

Sasol says its senior group executive in the global chemicals department has resigned, with effect from the end of November.

Sasol chair steps down

2013-09-09 11:24

Sasol has announced that its chairperson will step down after serving seven years on the board of directors - two as a non-executive director and five as the chairperson.

Sasol disposes of Iranian unit

2013-08-19 10:13

Petrochemicals group Sasol says it has disposed of its Iranian joint-venture Arya Sasol Polymer for an undisclosed sum.

Why is Sasol still expensive?

2013-07-18 15:07

A Fin24 user wants to know why Sasol fuel, which is made from coal, governed by the oil price.

Gauteng goes solar

2013-05-30 22:11

A project to install rooftop solar panels on government buildings in Gauteng will begin in the 2013/14 fiscal year, a member of the executive council for infrastructure development says.

Pressure builds on Sasol’s pricing

2013-05-19 15:38

The government is waiting in the wings to impose regulations if petrochemical giant Sasol doesn’t agree to revise plastic prices.

SA is open for gas investment - Nersa

2013-04-03 12:46

South Africa is a good place for firms to invest in the gas market, especially as electricity prices are on the rise, says the National Energy Regulator of SA.

Sasol posts modest rise in earnings

2013-03-11 07:59

Petrochemicals group Sasol has reported an expected modest rise in first-half earnings and maintained its forecast for a solid full-year performance.

Foreign firms still active in Iran

2012-12-09 13:01

At least seven companies from China, India, South Korea and SA continued to have investments in Iran's oil and gas sectors, a US government watchdog said

Sasol anticipates solid earnings

2012-12-03 14:11

Petrochemicals group Sasol says it expects a strong year and has been boosted by a good quarterly performance at its synthetic fuels unit.

Oil giants charged with price-fixing

2012-10-24 14:35
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The Competition Commission says it has brought charges of price-fixing against the local units of major oil companies including Chevron, BP and Total.

SA Solar Challenge stutters off

2012-09-20 09:36

The first leg of the Sasol Solar Challenge from Pretoria to Cape Town was something of a disaster when only half the field managed to get away.

Sasol upbeat after profit spike

2012-09-10 08:19

Petrochemicals group Sasol has posted a 25% rise in full-year earnings, boosted by higher oil prices and a weaker rand.

ANCYL scouts for firms to nationalise

2012-08-27 16:25

The ANC Youth League says it will start identifying strategic sectors to be nationalised, mentioning Sasol, Kumba Iron Ore and Arcelor Mittal as targeted firms.

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